StatCan COVID-19: Data to Insights for a Better Canada
A series of articles on various subjects which explore the impact of COVID-19 on the socio-economic landscape. New articles will be released periodically.
- Fear of COVID-19 related stigmatization
As governments start to relax protective health measures and open up more businesses and recreational facilities, the amount of direct interactions with others will likely increase for most people. Many Canadians will likely feel relieved to get back to a more "normal" life, but many others may be more fearful. Using data collected in mid-June, this article examines which groups of people feel more afraid of unwanted or intimidating acts as a result of perceived exposure risk to COVID-19.
- Mental Health Status of Canadian Immigrants During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This analytical article describes results from the crowdsourced survey "Impacts of COVID-19 on Canadians: Your mental health" with a focus on the mental health of immigrants during the COVID-19 pandemic. More specifically, this article explores the effects of social distancing on mental health, how the pandemic affects the symptoms of anxiety, and how perceived job and financial security affects mental health. This article also discuss the mental health differences between recent immigrants, established immigrants and Canadian born.
- Economic impact of COVID-19 among Indigenous people
This article reports on the financial and employment impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic among Indigenous participants to a recent crowdsourcing data initiative. It also reports on levels of trust among Indigenous participants on decisions to reopen workplaces and public spaces.
Latest releases from The Daily
Surveys on the impacts of COVID-19
Statistics Canada is accelerating data collection in response to the urgent need for information to help the country respond to, and recover from, the social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada. Please participate in any of our crowdsourcing data collections that may be applicable to you, and check back here often for new topics.
Next topic on August 4: Experiences of Discrimination
Serving Canadians while Navigating a Path to Recovery
As we continue to move forward in these uncharted times, the importance of providing reliable statistics to Canadians becomes more evident. The social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic has fueled an extraordinary demand for real-time, high quality data on Canada's people, society and economy. In step with this demand, Statistics Canada hastened its data collection and dissemination of insights on the impacts of Covid-19 on businesses and individuals.
Government of Canada resources
- Statistics Canada's Trust Centre
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- Statistics Canada and disaggregated data
Learn how Statistics Canada is working to fill in data gaps.
- Transparency and accountability
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